Job Location:
New York, 875 Third Avenue

Job Description:

Job Title: HR Operations and Product Specialist

Division: Organization &Talent Development

Location: New York

DWS Group (DWS) is one of the world’s leading asset managers with more than EUR 920bn of assets under management (as of 31 December 2021). Building on more than 60 years of experience, it has a reputation for excellence in Germany, Europe, the Americas and Asia. DWS is recognised by clients globally as a trusted source for integrated investment solutions, stability and innovation across a full spectrum of investment disciplines.

We offer individuals and institutions access to our strong investment capabilities across all major asset classes and solutions aligned to growth trends. Our diverse expertise in Active, Passive and Alternatives asset management – as well as our deep environmental, social and governance focus – complement each other when creating targeted solutions for our clients. Our expertise and on-the-ground-knowledge of our economists, research analysts and investment professionals are brought together in one consistent global CIO View, which guides our strategic investment approach.

The role of the Organization & Talent Development Specialist is part of the Organization & Talent Development Team (OTD) working closely with the Head of OTD and the Senior Product Specialists to operationalize our OTD initiatives as we transform into a standalone, publicly-listed asset manager.

Reporting to the Head of OTD, you will play a role in transforming the organization into a growth mindset with a learning culture.

You will be collaborating across multiple stakeholder groups such as HR Project Teams, Global COOs, Internal Communications, external vendors and Deutsche Bank Talent & Development teams.  Our Senior Product Specialists will be there to support your knowledge and development in the learning space to ensure you excel in this role. Enhance your career prospects through exposure to these opportunities to help transform and create a leading Organization & Talent Development function!

What we offer you:

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That’s why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.  You can expect:

  • We offer competitive health and wellness benefits, empowering you to value life in and out of the office

  • Retirement Savings Plans, Parental Leave, and other family-friendly programs

  • An environment that encourages networking and collaboration across functions and businesses

  • Active engagement with the local community through Deutsche Bank’s specialized employee groups

Return to office:

  • At this time, all individuals present in the location must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19

  • It is DWS’s expectation that employees hired into this role will work in accordance with the organisation’s hybrid working model

  • DWS provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion

Your key responsibilities:

  • Drive the transition to a new learning platform for DWS

  • Operationalizing our Total Performance processes under a new DWS technology

  • Develop and maintain the training budget for the firm

  • Vendor management & governance

  • Employee engagement surveys, including analysis and recommendations for future focus

  • Research and development of learning content for our DWS learning platform and upgrading its visibility, effectiveness and value add to the organization

  • Policy Development and policy maintenance governance

  • Qualtrics Software knowledge – Beneficial but not required

Your skills and experience:

  • Operations management experience

  • Good analytical skills

  • Good project management skills

  • Relationship management skills

  • Familiarity with Workday system and comfortable with HR system integrations

  • Experience working in a global HR function

How we’ll support you:

  • Training and development to help you excel in your career

  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities

  • Coaching and support from experts in your team

Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion policy and initiatives.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.